Given Name HERSH

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Yiddish
OTHER SCRIPTS: הֶערְשׁ, הֶרְשׁ (Yiddish)

Meaning & History

Means "deer" in Yiddish. The deer is particularly associated with the tribe of Naphtali (see Genesis 49:21).
VARIANT: Hirsh
DIMINUTIVES: Herschel, Hershel, Heshel, Hirshel